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When a diagnosis of prostate cancer is made, tests such as PSA
level and Gleason score provide valuable information about the
stage of the disease and its probable progression, so doctors can
determine the best course of treatment for each patient.
In a randomized clinical trial, volunteers are given either a
medication or a placebo without knowing which one they are
receiving. Sometimes, those who receive the placebo report that
it makes them feel better, which is called the placebo effect.
There are many benefits to pet ownership, such as physical
activity, social interaction, and companionship. Domestic animals
can carry infections, but keeping pets healthy and following
sensible precautions will minimize the risk.
When I walk through a mall or airport, I see machines for
reviving heart attack victims. My husband has had two heart
attacks. He's doing very well now, but I wonder if I can get a
device like this for our home. And would I be able to learn how
to use it?